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Charles Abbott Millette, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1926
Haverhill
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 2010
Haverhill
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA

Haverhill, NH - Charles Abbott Millette, Jr. 83, of Dartmouth College Highway, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at his residence. He was born in Haverhill, NH November 16, 1926, the only child of Charles Abbott and Ethel A. (Hill) Millette, Sr.

Charles served with the U.S. Marine Corps, Platoon 43, of 6th Marine Division and was later transferred to the 5th Marine Division, where he served with the infantry on the assault of Iwo Jima during World War II. He subsequently achieved the rank of Gunnery Sergeant.

Charles married Laurette Greenwood on Octoberr 25, 1946. After he returned from the war he worked the Woodsville Fire District. He later worked at Holbrook Grocers in Woodsville, while working nights and weekends for the Haverhill Police Department for 14 Years. He also worked with the U.S. Forest Service as a Federal Forest Officer and was the last tower operator on Black Mountain. While at the forest service he marked timber and cared for Wildwood Campground. When the tower was closed in the early 60's, he went to Barber School in Manchester, NH and barbered in Bradford, VT for several years until a fire destroyed the shop on Main Street. Following the fire he went to work as a boiler fireman at the Lebanon, NH Armory and retired in 1986.

He was a member of the Ross-Wood American Legion Post #20 of Woodsville, NH. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Laurette (Greenwood) Millette of Haverhill; two sons, Bruce C. Millette and Becky of Fairlee, VT and Brian W. Millette and wife Patty of Haverhill; one daughter, Diane M. Freeman and her husband Warren of Haverhill, 4 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; and numerous cousins. There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be on Thursday, May 20, 2010, at 2 PM at the Ladd Street Cemetery, with Rev. David Pendleton officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency, 536 Cottage Street, Littleton, NH 03561. 
 
Burial:
Ladd Street Cemetery
Haverhill
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: Michelle Wood
Record added: Oct 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99334612
Charles Abbott Millette, Jr
Added by: Michelle Wood
 
 
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